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Pollinator Meadow

The ultimate annual, biennial and perennial pollinator flower mix, with every plant super-rich in nectar and/or pollen, and truly beautiful.
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6g seed, plus buckwheat husks, to cover 3m x 1m or equivalent area.

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Direct Sow/ Plant Out
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Details:

Type
Hardy Annual, Half-Hardy Annual, Biennial, Hardy Perennial
Position
Ground Cover
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
June - October from spring sowings but will flower from spring in subsequent years.
Height
75cm (30in)
Moisture
Moist but Well-drained
Size
6g seed, plus buckwheat husks, to cover 3m x 1m or equivalent area.
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
6g seed, plus buckwheat husks, to cover 3m x 1m or equivalent area.
Cultivation
Scatter the seed onto the surface of well prepared soil and cover with a layer of coarse sand. Water with a fine spray to avoid disturbing the surface of the soil. Germination rates will differ, with some species not germinating until next year.

Description

The ultimate annual, biennial and perennial pollinator flower mix, with every plant super-rich in nectar and/or pollen, and truly beautiful.

The range of plants gives you – and the butterflies and bees – a succession of flowers all through from spring (with forget-me-nots) to summer (Phacelia is super-charged for bees) and autumn (with coreopsis and cosmos). If you want to do your bit for biodiversity, this is the perfect thing.

A mix of 23 annuals and biennials plus 27 perennials including Marvel of Peru, Sweet William, Viper’s Bugloss, Phacelia, Reseda, Myosotis, Lychnis, Dame’s Rocket, Cornflower, Cheiranthus, Oenothera, Centaurea jacea, Coreopsis, Stock, Annual Lupin, Dill, Lunaria, Yarrow, Cosmos, Foxglove plus many more.